Review: could Lopid cause Hair Loss?


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Lopid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lipitor, and have Acne . We study 7,748 people who have side effects while taking Lopid from FDA and social media. Among them, 71 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Lopid

Lopid has active ingredients of gemfibrozil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lopid 7,853 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure, erection problems (latest reports from 51,225 Hair loss patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

7,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Lopid.
Among them, 71 people (0.92%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lopid cause Hair loss?

Time on Lopid when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 76.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Lopid *:

  • female: 81.43 %
  • male: 18.57 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Lopid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 9.84 %
  • 20-29: 6.56 %
  • 30-39: 1.64 %
  • 40-49: 4.92 %
  • 50-59: 29.51 %
  • 60+: 47.54 %

Severity if Hair Loss when taking Lopid **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hair Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (9 people)
  • Depression (6 people)
  • Crohn's Disease (6 people)
  • Supplementation Therapy (5 people)
  • Alopecia (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (12 people)
  • Prilosec (10 people)
  • Accutane (10 people)
  • Yasmin (9 people)
  • Ortho Tri-Cyclen (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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